Website update - 7 items of great historical interest
- Hello all,
The website has been updated with 7 items of great historical
interest to devotees of Frankie Duson, Ben Borders, Warren (Baby)
Dodds, Tom Delaney and Jelly Roll Morton.
Peter Hanley sends a superb in-depth essay on Frankie (Frank Jr.)
Duson. This accompanies Duson's WWI draft registration card.
Hal Smith, the noted drummer and writer sends an excellent essay on
the drummer Ben (Bennie B.) Borders. This accompanies Borders' WWI
draft registration card.
A rare photograph of Ignace and Eugénie Amède Colas (Jelly Roll's
elder sister), courtesy of Mali Colas.
Bill Haesler, the noted record specialist sends a superb essay on
Warren (Baby) Dodds. This accompanies Dodds' WWI draft registration
A rare photograph of Tom Delaney (composer of The Jazz Me Blues) from
the collection of Harold Hopkins.
Prof. Albert Haim sends an excellent essay on Paul Whiteman. This
accompanies Whiteman's WWI draft registration card.
A rare photograph of Henry (Enrique Villalpando) Ford with his son
Mike from the collection of Colleen Ford. Courtesy of William Boyle.
The above items can be accessed from the grey UPDATED BOX at:
Hope you enjoy the above contributions from my team of top-class jazz
Future articles and WWI draft registration cards will include :
Antoine Charles Elgar, Jimmy Yancey, Tommy Ladnier, George W. Thomas,
J. Russel Robinson, Fletcher Hamilton Henderson Jr., Emile J.
Christian, Paul Adolph Barbarin and Horace Eubanks